|Bhante Anandajoti: The Bhikkhuni Lineage - Bhante Anandajoti|
A short talk given by Bhante Anandajoti on International Bhikkhuni Day, September 29th, 2012, to introduce some of the issues around the ordination of women in the Theravada tradition. The talk covers such topics as the Buddha's original intention in organising the Dispensation, the teachings given by Bhikkhunis, the Asokan missions and their results, passing the lineage to China, the end of the lineage, its reinstatement and more.
Keywords: Bhikkhunis; Women's Ordination; Nuns; Theravada; Asokan Missions
|Ven Bodhicitta: Is Bhikkhuni Ordination Against The Buddha's Teaching - Ven. Bhikkhuṇī Bodhicitta|
The Sri Lankan bhikkhuṇī Ven. Bodhicitta discusses whether the recent reintroduction of the bhikkhuṇī ordination in the Theravāda Buddhist tradition is against the Buddha's Teaching or intentions. The talk was recorded at Mahindarama, Penang, as part of a tour organised by the Supprt Network for Women Renunciants in Malaysia and Singapore in February 2012.
Keywords: Bhikkhunis, Dhamma, Dharma, Nuns, Ordination, Buddhist History, Buddhism
|Ordination of Seth Raymond - St Aidan's Boulder|
The Ordination of Seth Raymond to the Sacred Order of Deacons St. Aidan's Episcopal Church, Boulder, Colorado The Fourth of May In the Year of our Lord Two Thousand Twelve Seven O'clock in the Evening The Right Reverend Robert J. O'Neill Tenth Bishop of the Diocese of Colorado, Presiding Processional Hymn: Praise to the Lord Almighty - The Hymnal 390 The Presentation The Litany for Ordination The Ministry of the Word First Reading: Eccesiaticus 39:1-8 Psalm: Psalm 84 Second Reading: Acts 6:2-7...
Keywords: Church; Christian; Episcopal; Aidan; Boulder; Ordination; Seth Raymond; Deacon